Staff

Staff

Staff

Center director Victor Luftig

Victor Luftig

Co-Director; Project Director Teachers for a New Era Programs; Director, Writing and Rhetoric Program
Undergraduate Literature Courses and First-Year Seminars
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Cristina Richieri Griffin

Managing Director of the Teaching Literature for Liberation Project; Assistant Professor of English
Cristina teaches as an Assistant Professor in the English Department at UVA. Her courses span nineteenth-century literature, gothic fiction, history and theory of the novel, and gender and sexuality studies.
Associate director Natsuko Rohde

Natsuko Rohde

Associate Director
Natsuko Rohde joined the CLA team in April of 2017.
Lisa Woolfork Associate Professor

Lisa Woolfork

Co-Director; Project Director Teaching Literature for Liberation; Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Becky Yancey Administrator and Program Coordinator

Becky Yancey

Administrator and Program Coordinator

Project Directors

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Fahad Ahmad Bishara

Project Director History; Associate Professor, Indian Ocean History; Rouhollah Ramazani Associate Professor of Arabian Peninsula and Gulf Studies
I specialize in the economic and legal history of the Indian Ocean and Islamic world.
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Derrick Alridge

Project Director Education; Philip J. Gibson Professor of Education; Affiliate faculty member in the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies
Derrick P. Alridge, a former middle and high school social studies and history teacher, serves as the Philip J. Gibson Professor of Education and an affiliate faculty member in the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies.
Professor Alison Booth

Alison Booth

Project Director English Language and Literature; Professor of English, Director, Scholars Lab
I enjoy teaching courses in Victorian fiction, women writers, Gothic, narrative theory, auto/biography, travel, and other topics, uniting my research interests and willingness to adapt technology in the classroom with my insistence on critical and writing skills.
Professor Halvorson-Taylor

Martien A. Halvorson-Taylor

Project Director Religion; Associate Professor of Religious Studies; Co-Director of the Religion, Race & Democracy Lab
Co-Director, Religion, Race & Democracy Lab
Professor John Miller

John F. Miller

Project Director Classics; Arthur F and Marian W Stocker Professor of Classics
His work concentrates in Latin poetry, particularly its religious background and affinities with Hellenistic poetics.
Professor of Astronomy Ed Murphy

Edward Murphy

Project Director Science; Professor of Astronomy
Research Interests: Education and public outreach, ISM, UV and radio astronomy
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Ricardo Padrón

Project Director Foreign Languages; Professor of Spanish
Ricardo Padrón is a Professor of Spanish who studies the literature and culture of the early modern Hispanic world, particularly questions of empire, space, and cartography.
Professor of Spanish Gustavo Pellón

Gustavo Pellón

Project Director Foreign Languages; Professor of Spanish
Professor Pellón’s major fields of teaching and research are the contemporary novel in Latin America, literary theory, and translation.
Profesor Lisa Reilly

Lisa A. Reilly

Project Director Art; Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Architectural History
Lisa Reilly is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, London and has worked extensively in the United Kingdom.
Associate Professor Marc Selverstone

Marc Selverstone

Project Director Miller Center; Associate Professor and Chair of the Presidential Recordings Program
Marc Selverstone is an associate professor in Presidential Studies at the Miller Center and chair of the Center’s Presidential Recordings Program.
 Professor van Hover

Stephanie D. van Hover

Project Director Curry School; Professor, Curry School of Education and Human Development; Chair, Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education
Recipient of the 2003 Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation Award of the National Council for the Social Studies for “Deborah Partridge Wolfe’s Contributions to Social Education.” (Fall 2003)

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